Letters to the Editor

A tip of the hat from Ohio BWC

Editor: The Salem Area Safety Council is one of more than 80 across the state that partner with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to promote the importance of workplace safety. We at BWC work closely with the council and member employers in Columbiana County and we are always ...

Edison students need your support

Editor: Voters will be heading to the polls on Nov. 6 to cast their ballots for a variety of races and issues. Those who reside in the Edison Local School District will decide on Issue 2, a 5.9-mill renewal operating levy that would keep the district on track and replace funding that it lost ...

Treated like dogs

Editor: Times have changed. After reading the Oct. 16 article on the commissioners and the dog pound, it took me back to the late 1990s when the commissioners were doing the same thing of treating the employees that they were in charge of with no respect at all and especially the treatment ...

Hope, life

Editor: John Maxwell said: “Where there is no hope in the future, there is no power in the present.” As we begin Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we turn our thoughts to victims and survivors of violent, abusive relationships. What empowers a victim to take a stand, to take a step ...

Testimonial

Editor: I’m sure many of us have returned from vacation with pictures and stories to dazzle our friends and family with. However, this story has a true travel tip to share with readers. Recently my wife and I were visiting Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We noticed a plethora of ...

A success in the razing

Editor: In recent articles the county land bank has been featured with its continuing success and I would simply like to expand on the value of this program. The “mow-to-own” program is a tremendous asset that allows neighbors and entire neighborhoods to beautify their area in concert ...

Grave decision

Editor: Whoever permitted parking cars in the Lisbon Cemetery during the county fair: Why would you do such a thing? A boy damaged several headstones while messing with his parents’ car that was parked there. He backed through three rows of headstones. Besides that, the parents had no ...

Ms. Terri driving

Editor: I have had the privilege over the past several decades to travel on daily errands, such as banking or grocery shopping, through a beautiful state park. This includes crossing a federally declared wild and scenic river. The views are simply stunning and the atmosphere natural and ...

No thanks

Editor: Being first cousin to former Lisbon mayor Joe Morenz, I can tell you first hand that he dearly loves Lisbon and only wants the best for our town. I know that he would continue to fight to clean up and bring more business and therefore opportunity to Lisbon, but dealing with certain ...

Financial fairness in open enrollment

Editor: Ohio’s open enrollment policy allows students to attend school in a district other than where they live. Local districts retain the right to decide whether or not they will open their doors to students outside of their community. As school funding fluctuates, many districts see open ...